Tuesday Very hot and sunny. Winds NE 20 to 30 km/h tending NW/W 25 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day, reaching 30 to 40 km/h about the hills then tending SW 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon and SE 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 0% Sun protection 9:00am to 6:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme].
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 10%.
Thursday Humid. Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the early morning and in the late afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late afternoon and evening. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then becoming light during the day. Possible rainfall: 4 to 15 mm Chance of any rain: 70%.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. The chance of a thunderstorm about the hills in the early morning. Winds W 15 to 20 km/h turning S 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon. Possible rainfall: 2 to 8 mm Chance of any rain: 70%.
Saturday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h. Possible rainfall: 0 mm Chance of any rain: 5%.
Adelaide Weather Forecasts
||Forecast||Min||Max||Chance of rain||Rain amount||Frost risk||9am||3pm|
||16||28||50%||1-5mm||Nil||SE 15||58||SSE 18||43|
Less than three weeks into 2017, the desert town of Tennant Creek in the NT is already just 89 millimetres shy of reaching its average yearly rainfall, with the unusual downpour said to be leading to an influx of creepy crawlies.
Rain has continued to fall in parts of Central Australia, ensuring the current greenery continues.
The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.